Two British soldiers shot dead in Afghanistan
Two British soldiers have been shot dead at a checkpoint in Afghanistan by a man wearing a local police uniform, the Ministry of Defence has said.
The soldiers were both from 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles.
They were killed in Nahr-e Saraj in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, on Tuesday. Their families have been informed.
Quentin Sommerville reports from Kabul.
30 Oct 2012
- From the section South Asia